The Dobotomy

The Return of the $10 Ultimate Fantasy Pack

by Dobber Aug 23, 2015, 3:03 am

          Get the Prospects Report, Fantasy Guide, Draft List, Midseason Guide and Playoff List for just $10!   If you missed this deal last year, I'm bringing it back again this year! This deal is only for those …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings - August 27 2015

by Michael Clifford Aug 27, 2015, 5:00 am

Ottawa’s and St Louis’ top-six dilemmas, Alex Galchenyuk’s improvement prospects, and thoughts on Evgeni Malkin. **** It is Thursday, which means I will have an open thread over at the Dobber forums for readers to stop in …

The Dobotomy

Dobber's Offseason Fantasy Grades: Florida Panthers

by Dobber Aug 26, 2015, 7:46 pm

Dobber's offseason fantasy hockey grades - Florida Panthers   For the last 12 years over at The Hockey News, I have reviewed each team from a fantasy-hockey standpoint and graded them. Now that I am no longer …

Fantasy Hockey Cage Match

Answers to the 10 Most FAQs about Cage Match

by Rick Roos Aug 26, 2015, 3:17 pm

In celebration of two years of doing Cage Match, Roos answers the 10 most frequent questions about the column......... As it turns out, I took over Cage Match from the venerable Steve Laidlaw two years ago this week, …

Hockey Rambling

Wednesday, Aug. 26

by Neil Parker Aug 26, 2015, 12:23 pm

  A long look at the Pittsburgh Penguins, Johan Franzen news and Mark Giordano re-ups with the Calgary Flames ...       Just a quick housekeeping note, the Dobber Hockey App will be fixed soon, in case you missed …

The Dobotomy

Dobber's Offseason Fantasy Grades: Detroit Red Wings

by Dobber Aug 25, 2015, 6:33 pm

  Dobber's offseason fantasy hockey grades - Detroit Red Wings   For the last 12 years over at The Hockey News, I have reviewed each team from a fantasy-hockey standpoint and graded them. Now that I am no …

Eastern Edge

Eastern Edge - Top 10 Centers

by Eric Daoust Aug 25, 2015, 2:34 pm

  A look at the top-10 pivots from the Eastern Conference to build your fantasy teams around …   This week we shift our focus to the top 10 centers in the East for the 2015-16 campaign. Due …

Hockey Rambling

Tuesday, Aug. 25

by Neil Parker Aug 25, 2015, 12:11 pm

  It isn't Tuukka time, Ehlers talk, a case for Stastny and Setoguchi will receive a look with Toronto …   For starters, here are three articles from the Dobber team over at Puck Daddy. Ranking Rookies from Brendan. Sleepers …

The Wild West

Best of the West: The Top Centers

by Doran Libin Aug 24, 2015, 9:18 pm

  Look from a bounce-back season from Nathan MacKinnon and big years from these Western Conference pivots ...   This week shifts the focus to centers in the conclusion of the series examining the best of the Western …

Fantasy Hockey Top 10

Top 10 players ranked too low at Yahoo

by Tom Collins Aug 24, 2015, 5:55 pm

  Frederik Andersen is just one of many impact players way underrated at Yahoo ...   Last week didn't officially launch the start of the fantasy hockey season, but for many poolies, it sure felt like it. Yahoo opened its …

Hockey Rambling

Monday, Aug. 24

by Neil Parker Aug 24, 2015, 7:13 am

  More Christian Ehrhoff, the Detroit crease, Oilers top six, and Babcock the recruiter?     ***   Ian hit up the Christian Ehrhoff news yesterday. I would be nervous to draft Ehrhoff as anything more than an endgame defenseman in …

Fantasy Take - Latest NHL Moves

Kings Sign Christian Ehrhoff

by Ian Gooding Aug 23, 2015, 8:51 pm

The Los Angeles Kings sign defenseman Christian Ehrhoff to a one-year, $1.5 million contract. The Kings get: Christian Ehrhoff, a former 50-point defenseman who has been a power-play specialist in the past. Ehrhoff’s career took …

Hockey Rambling

August 23 2015

by Ian Gooding Aug 23, 2015, 6:35 am

Positional eligibilities, Frederik Andersen’s fluctuating value, and the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea… This week the big three fantasy hockey websites opened for business for the 2015-16 season: Yahoo, CBS, and ESPN. There were a …

The Contrarian

The Contrarian - Eye Know So, Okposo

by Demetri Fragopoulos Aug 23, 2015, 6:21 am

How serious was Kyle Okposo's eye injury last season? I cannot wait for training camps to start a little less than a month away, because it will start giving us some good things to chew on. Since …

The Dobotomy

Dobber's Offseason Fantasy Grades: Dallas Stars

by Dobber Aug 22, 2015, 5:50 pm

  Dobber's offseason fantasy hockey grades - Dallas Stars   For the last 12 years over at The Hockey News, I have reviewed each team from a fantasy-hockey standpoint and graded them. Now that I am no longer …

The Journey

The Journey - Kevin Fiala

by Kevin LeBlanc Aug 22, 2015, 1:30 pm

  In this edition of The Journey, we will look at the fantasy potential of Nashville Predators forward prospect Kevin Fiala.   After not drafting a forward in the first round since 2010, the Nashville Predators selected Kevin …

Hockey Rambling

Saturday, Aug. 22

by Neil Parker Aug 22, 2015, 5:29 am

  A from-the-hip ramblings session with more Anders Lee and fantasy hockey draft talk …     In the comments of yesterday's ramblings, Anders Lee's multi-sport prowess was mentioned. Here is a great article on Lee from 2009. I …

Frozen Pool Forensics

Frozen Forensics - Matt Duchene

by Derek Gibson Aug 21, 2015, 7:38 pm

Will Matt Duchene improve on a disappointing 2014-2015 fantasy season?  **** Hard to believe, but Matt Duchene is entering his SEVENTH National Hockey League season. Duchene has been such a key contributor for the Colorado Avalanche that …

Hockey Rankings

Top 100 Goalies - August 2015

by Dobber Sports Aug 21, 2015, 3:15 pm

Here are the Top 100 goalies to own in a keeper league, August 2015 edition     Still continuing with the fixes from the site relaunch, right now we are looking into Goalie Post and making the changes there …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings - August 21 2015

by Michael Clifford Aug 21, 2015, 4:59 am

Thoughts on Anders Lee and Jeff Skinner, Kevin Hayes, and the Mark Stone/Mike Hoffman debate. **** Yesterday I posed the following question on Twitter, and got varied responses. It is a situation I’m facing in a home …

The Dobotomy

Dobber's Offseason Fantasy Grades: Columbus Blue Jackets

by Dobber Aug 20, 2015, 7:34 pm

  Dobber's offseason fantasy hockey grades - Columbus Blue Jackets For the last 12 years over at The Hockey News, I have reviewed each team from a fantasy-hockey standpoint and graded them. Now that I am no …

Hockey Rambling

Ramblings - August 20 2015

by Michael Clifford Aug 20, 2015, 5:05 am

Can Huberdeau take that next step, what does Trouba bring next year, and finding a new 30-goal scorer.  **** Keeping with the custom on Thursdays, I will be opening a thread under the one-year league section of …

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Dobber's Offseason Fantasy Grades: Colorado Avalanche

by Dobber Aug 19, 2015, 7:37 pm

Dobber's offseason fantasy hockey grades - Colorado Avalanche​ For the last 12 years over at The Hockey News, I have reviewed each team from a fantasy-hockey standpoint and graded them. Now that I am no longer …

Fantasy Hockey Cage Match

Filip Forsberg vs. Evgeny Kuznetsov

by Rick Roos Aug 19, 2015, 11:28 am

Who is the better player to own in your keeper league - Filip Forsberg or Evgeny Kuznetsov? Rick Roos investigates... Keeping with my post-tournament run of covering younger players, this week’s combatants are Filip Forsberg and …

Hockey Rambling

August 19 2015

by Dobber Aug 19, 2015, 5:24 am

Thoughts on the BioSteel camp, the Oilers, Briere, some hockey notes from around the interweb and more...   *** According to TSN, Taylor Hall and Connor McDavid are building chemistry at the BioSteel Camp. I'm trying not to get …